Faceoff / edited by David Baldacci.
Contributor(s): Baldacci, David [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2014Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.Description: xvi, 367 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781476762067.Other title: Face off.Subject(s): Suspense fiction, AmericanGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction) | Short stories.DDC classification: 813/.087208
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
An instant New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller and "a thriller reader's ultimate fantasy" ( Booklist ), this one-of-a-kind anthology pulls together the most beloved characters from the best and most popular thriller series today. Worlds collide!
In an unprecedented collaboration, twenty-three of the world's bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers pair their series characters in an eleven-story anthology curated by the International Thriller Writers (ITW).
The stories in FaceOff feature:
-Patrick Kenzie vs. Harry Bosch in "Red Eye," by Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly
-John Rebus vs. Roy Grace in "In the Nick of Time," by Ian Rankin and Peter James
-Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy vs. Aloysius Pendergast in "Gaslighted," by R.L. Stine, Douglas Preston, and Lincoln Child
-Malachai Samuels vs. D.D. Warren in "The Laughing Buddha," by M.J. Rose and Lisa Gardner
-Paul Madriani vs. Alexandra Cooper in "Surfing the Panther," by Steve Martini and Linda Fairstein
-Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport in "Rhymes With Prey," by Jeffery Deaver and John Sandford
-Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack in "Infernal Night," by Heather Graham and F. Paul Wilson
-Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber in "Pit Stop," by Raymond Khoury and Linwood Barclay
-Wyatt Hunt vs. Joe Trona in "Silent Hunt," by John Lescroart and T. Jefferson Parker
-Cotton Malone vs. Gray Pierce in "The Devil's Bones," by Steve Berry and James Rollins
-Jack Reacher vs. Nick Heller in "Good and Valuable Consideration," by Lee Child and Joseph Finder
So sit back and prepare for a rollicking ride as your favorite characters go head-to-head with some worthy opponents in FaceOff --it's a thrill-a-minute read.
Red eye. Dennis Lehane vs. Michael Connelly ; Patrick Kenzie vs. Harry Bosch -- In the nick of time. Ian Rankin vs. Peter James ; John Rebus vs. Roy Grace -- Gaslighted. R.L. Stine vs. Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child ; Slappy the ventriloquist dummy vs. Aloysius Pendergast -- The laughing buddha. M.J. Rose vs. Lisa Gardner ; Malachai Samuels vs. D.D. Warren -- Surfing the panther. Steve Martini vs. Linda Fairstein ; Paul Madriani vs. Alexandra Cooper -- Rhymes with prey. Jeffery Deaver vs. John Sandford ; Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport -- Infernal night. Heather Graham vs. F. Paul Wilson ; Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack -- Pit stop. Raymond Khoury vs. Linwood Barclay ; Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber -- Silent hunt. John Lescroart vs. T. Jefferson Parker ; Wyatt Hunt vs. Joe Trona -- The devil's bones. Steve Barry vs. James Rollins ; Cotton Malone vs. Gray Pierce -- Good and valuable consideration. Lee Child vs. Joseph Finder ; Jack Reacher vs. Nick Heller.
An unprecedented collective features pairings by 23 best-selling and critically acclaimed suspense writers, who in short high-action stories pit their most popular characters against one another.
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Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- Introduction (p. xiii)
- Red Eye: Dennis Lehane vs. Michael Connelly Patrick Kenzie vs. Harry Bosch (p. 4)
- In the Nick of Time: Ian Rankin vs. Peter James John Rebus vs. Hoy Grace (p. 32)
- Gaslighted: R. L. Stine vs. Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child Slappy the Ventriloquist Dummy vs. Aloysius Pendergast (p. 53)
- The Laughing Buddha: M. J. Rose vs. Lisa Gardner Malachai Samuels vs. D. D. Warren (p. 76)
- Surfing the Panther: Steve Martini vs. Linda Fairstein Paul Madriani vs. Alexandra Cooper (p. 113)
- Rhymes With Prey: Jeffery Deaver vs. John Sandford Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport (p. 148)
- Infernal Night: Heather Graham vs. F. Paul Wilson Michael Quinn vs. Repairman Jack (p. 215)
- Pit Stop: Raymond Khoury vs. Linwood Barclay Sean Reilly vs. Glen Garber (p. 247)
- Silent Hunt: John Lescroart vs. T. Jefferson Parker Wyatt Hunt vs. Joe Trona (p. 282)
- The Devil's Bones: Steve Berry vs. James Rollins Cotton Malone vs. Gray Pierce (p. 310)
- Good and Valuable Consideration: Lee Child vs. Joseph Finder Jack Reacher vs. Nick Heller (p. 338)
- Author Biographies (p. 357)